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Medtronic is sharing the design specifications for one of its ventilators which can be used to treat critically ill patients suffering the worst affects of Covid-19. Photograph: iStock

Dublin-headquartered ventilator maker Medtronic is sharing the design specifications for one of its ventilators which can be used to treat critically (...)

Some of Boston Scientific and the CRT engineers in the Galway workshop testing new emergency ventilator components: Tim O Connor, Joe Casey (obscured), Martin Hynes, John Wallace, Garreth Casserly and Dan O Donnell.

A team of engineers and specialists in medical devices gathered in Galway are finalising the prototype of an emergency ventilator for use in treating (...)

The Covid-19 pandemic created ‘an unprecedented human challenge, and it’s going to require an unprecedented response, and that’s why Medtronic is mobilising all of its capabilities’. Photograph: iStock

Galway-based ventilator maker Medtronic is hoping to make 500 ventilators a week, up from 225 currently, to meet the surge in demand for the life-savi(...)

 Tesla CEO Elon Musk walks next to a screen showing an image of Tesla Model 3 car.

Electric carmaker Tesla bought hospital ventilators in China and shipped them to the United States, chief executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Tesla’(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar making his address to the nation in a rare live broadcast. Handout photograph: RTÉ/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar won widespread acclaim for his televised address to the nation on St Patrick’s Day this week, but the address will also have le(...)

Medtronic:  Ireland’s only ventilator manufacturer, hopes to more than double the number of ventilators it makes by doubling its 250-strong Galway workforce.

Irish companies making medical devices such as ventilators and medicines that are critical in saving people during the coronavirus epidemic want speci(...)

Ventilators are crucial to the treatment of individuals who suffer complications resulting from Covid-19. Photograph: iStock

One of the world’s biggest makers of life-saving ventilators is more than doubling its 250-strong workforce at its Galway manufacturing facility to me(...)

Ventilators have proved vital in Italy.

The HSE is stocking up on new ventilators to prepare for more people in respiratory distress from coronavirus, but medics have raised concerns about s(...)

Pat Beirne, founder and managing director of the family-owned plastics business, Mergon, has been chosen as The Irish Times Business Person of the Mon(...)

Mergon makes plastic moulding products used by car manufacturers, healthcare companies and other businesses

A family-owned plastics business in Co Westmeath that makes components for Tesla and other car makers, has secured a multimillion euro investment that(...)

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